Stories tagged: oklahoma
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 9 p.m.
Actor George S. Irving, who won a Tony Award starring with Debbie Reynolds in the musical “Irene” and appeared in the original Broadway production of “Oklahoma,” died Monday at age …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 7:23 a.m.
When a 9-month-old girl was taken to an Oklahoma hospital, a strand of hair was wrapped around her finger so tightly that the finger had become infected and skin had …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 8:53 a.m.
Police have arrested a 13-year-old girl suspected of plotting a mass shooting at her northern Oklahoma high school.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday permanently blocked a state law that would have required abortion providers to have special relationships with hospitals, in continuing fallout from a Supreme Court …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 3 a.m.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says former Oklahoma All-American James “Jimbo” Elrod, who played on the Sooners’ 1974 and 1975 national championship teams, has died in a car wreck.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
In a move signaling an intention to dismantle President Obama’s climate change and environmental legacy, President-elect Trump will nominate Scott Pruitt, the attorney general of the oil and gas intensive …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 2:59 p.m.
The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded five small earthquakes in northern Oklahoma, including a magnitude 3.9 temblor near Pawnee where the state’s largest earthquake was recorded in September.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
No injuries or damage were reported after a 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck northern Oklahoma on Friday morning.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 10:19 a.m.
Residents of the town hit by Oklahoma’s worst earthquake have filed a class-action lawsuit against dozens of energy companies, accusing them of triggering dozens of temblors by injecting wastewater from …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
A series of earthquakes has rattled parts of Oklahoma just days after a magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit a key oil hub in the north of the state.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
State regulators in Oklahoma said normal operations have resumed at the Cushing oil storage terminal after a 5.0 magnitude earthquake struck Sunday night.
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
A sharp earthquake centered near one of the world’s key oil hubs Sunday night triggered fears that the magnitude 5.0 temblor might have damaged key infrastructure in addition to causing …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 9:59 p.m.
Isaiah Oliver returned a punt 68 yards for a score with 5 minutes, 27 seconds remaining and No. 21 Colorado overcame eight personal-foul penalties to beat UCLA 20-10 on Thursday …
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 1:32 p.m.
A fierce gun battle with Oklahoma troopers left a homicide suspect dead and ended a weeklong manhunt for the man suspected in a string of violent crimes across the state, …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
A white Oklahoma police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man whose vehicle broke down in the middle of a Tulsa street. …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
Less than a week after an unarmed black man was shot dead by a white police officer on a Tulsa street, prosecutors charged the officer with first-degree manslaughter, a decision …
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 2:08 p.m.
Prosecutors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, charged a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man on a city street with first-degree manslaughter Thursday.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Two days after police in Oklahoma released video that shows a white Tulsa police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man, members of the slain man’s family pushed back against …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake and a series of smaller aftershocks in Oklahoma led to the discovery of a new fault line and stoked fears among some scientists about activity along other …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016, 3:57 p.m.
Federal regulators have shut down 17 wastewater disposal wells in the Osage Nation of northeastern Oklahoma following a weekend earthquake that matched the state’s strongest on record, state officials confirmed …
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016, 6:33 p.m.
Houston coach Tom Herman and the Cougars are past the point of proving they are for real.
Thu., June 9, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
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Fri., May 27, 2016, 2:40 p.m.
Doctors who perform abortions in Oklahoma won’t be guilty of a felony after the state Senate adjourned for the year without trying to override Republican Gov. Mary Fallin’s veto of …
Wed., May 25, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Crews are evaluating the damage Wednesday after tornadoes destroyed several homes and left two people critically injured in western Kansas as a series of severe storms swept across the Plains.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 2:37 p.m.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has vetoed legislation that would make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
Any doctor who performs an abortion in Oklahoma could be charged with a felony and punished with up to three years in prison under a bill that the Legislature passed …
Mon., May 9, 2016, 6:45 p.m.
Tornadoes swept across portions of the Plains on Monday, killing two people in Oklahoma including an elderly man who was inside a home that was torn apart by one of …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded at 4.1 magnitude earthquake in the Oklahoma City area. The quake struck at 10:44 a.m. Wednesday near Luther, about 30 miles north of Oklahoma …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 3:34 p.m.
A federal review says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect drinking-water reserves from oilfield contamination.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 8:21 a.m.
Firefighters continue to battle a large wildfire that has burned nearly 90 square miles of mostly rangeland in northwestern Oklahoma.